Management Accountant

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with one of the UK’s leading architecture firms who are looking to recruit a Management Accountant for their Head Office based near Bracknell.  With increased growth and expansion into international markets, this is a fantastic opportunity to join at an exciting time, with support and training available from their external accountants.  They are looking for an individual who is pro-active and passionate about developing and future-proofing the finance function, as well as developing their own skills as the company expands further.  Key duties include:

  • Management of the internal finance function including day-to-day bookkeeping & accounting work
  • Responsible for sales invoicing, debtor management, cash management and payment runs
  • Preparation of management accounts, including analysis work and discussion with the Directors
  • Preparation and management of budgets, including fee projection forecasts
  • Preparation of the VAT return and dealing with VAT queries
  • Dealing with accounting queries and ad-hoc finance projects
  • Working with the HR team to provide payroll workings to the external accountants
  • Liaising and building relationships with key stakeholders including customers, suppliers, heads of departments, HR, Directors and external accountants
  • Supporting Directors by preparing financial information required for business meetings and attending meetings as required
  • Supporting Directors with negotiating contracts and identifying areas for cost reduction and investment
  • Developing the company’s financial strategy including short-term and long-term objectives
  • Responsible for meeting all finance-related deadlines, including payments and compliance returns

To be considered for the Management Accountant role you should be a Qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA Accountant with 3+ years practical experience as an all-round Accountant in an Industry or Practice role (the client will happily consider those seeking their first commercial finance role out of an Accountancy Practice). With strong inter-personal skills and experience of speaking with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders in physical meetings and on the phone, you should have a pro-active approach to continual improvement, be highly organised with great attention to detail.

On offer is a salary up to £50,000 with benefits to include corporate pension, 20 days holiday and flexible working options. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Reading) office by telephone on 01183 245 245 or via email at [email protected]

McGinnis Loy Associates is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, in accordance with the Employment Agencies Act.  Follow us on twitter @mcginnisloy or check our Linked-In company profile

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